For the first time, this famously private man welcomes us into his home and audibly deshrouds himself for a fascinating series of podcasts. One credit a month to pick any title from our entire premium selection to keep (you’ll use your first credit now). Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. A complete story of the genius of Abraham Lincoln and how he assembled a cabinet from his political rivals to lead the country through the Civil War. Get this audiobook free. Simon Vance, By: With it comes a new riddle and a new quest - a last Easter egg from Halliday, hinting at a mysterious prize. In the best-selling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. Wodehouse, By: I learnt a lot from this book, especially about being non-judgmental, patient and thoughtful. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Jon Korkes, By: Goodwin, through extensive research of not only Lincoln's writings and speeches, but those of Secretary of State Seward and Secretary of War Stanton and many others,, profiles historic figures of the era. When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for 10 whole and very bloody years. In this Audible Original collection, an all-star list of narrators (Billie Piper, Claire Foy, Emma Thompson, Florence Pugh and Gugu Mbatha-Raw) capture Austen’s pin-sharp humour and tone in these dramatisations of her six beloved novels accompanied by a full cast. An outstanding exploration of the relationships and people surrounding a great human being, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 9, 2017. Bray, By: Stephen Fry, By: Jane Austen, Narrated by: Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake...and a hungry Gruffalo! I went with the audible trial membership, so she has access for now - would still like to get the unabridged CD set at some point for her, as she likes to relisten to favorites (has … Découvrez cette écoute proposée par Audible : Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become preside Choose your weapon. Renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin travels back in time and reaches into the mind of one who many historians rate as America's greatest president. He did not allow ego to get in the way. Billie Piper, The Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything Harry loves and to stop him Harry will have to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. If these stories are new to you I hope it will be the beginning of a lifelong pleasure, if some or all are familiar I hope you will welcome them like old friends.” (Stephen Fry). But despite the slim chance of success, he is intrigued and takes it on; adding to the long list of cases that he and his partner in the agency, Robin Ellacott, are currently working on. Enjoy audiobooks, original podcasts and more on the free app. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories, The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological makeup. But most of all, he loves talking about film, and how they'd be a shit-ton better if only people would pull their asses out of their ears and listen to Gordy LaSure. But they became his supporters. When Lincoln emerged as the victor, his rivals were dismayed and angry. Please read it. Leadership: In Turbulent Times. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. On finishing this book, I feel almost as sad as when I finished the biography of George Washington. Unlimited listening to select Audible Originals, audiobooks, and podcasts. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, Reviewed in the United States on December 4, 2018. 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